The Miss Gay DC America 2013 regional pageant is Saturday at Town (2009 8th Street, NW).
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cover is $10. Last year’s title holder Chantel Reshae will be honored and current Miss Gay America Sally Sparkles will attend. Though competitors need not be D.C. residents to participate, the contest is a big deal — former Miss Gay D.C. American winners have finished in the top 10 at nationals four different times three have won the national crown (Victoria DePaula, Coti Collins and Kirby Kolby).
This is the regional competition in anticipation of the national event to be held in October in St. Louis. Directly after the pageant, Ivy Winters from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will perform followed by an underwear model night from Universal Gear with DJ Chord.